POTSDAM SUMMER SCHOOL 2021 | Water: Our Global Common Good - The Hydrosphere across Land and Sea

The Potsdam Summer School is aimed at talented young researchers and young professionals from the private sector, government agencies and non-governmental organizations from all over the world. Applications are now possible. The application deadline...

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When do earthquakes trigger volcanic eruptions

New classification of volcanoes identifies key mechanisms and helps inform future monitoring strategies.

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GFZ at the "Woche der Umwelt" of the Federal President

The GFZ @ "Woche der Umwelt" - with research and transfer projects on remote sensing for sustainable resource use and environmental protection.

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GFZ mourns the loss of Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wetzel

We mourn the loss of Dr. Hans-Ulrich Wetzel. He was a scientist in the Remote Sensing and Geoinformatics Section and had been working for the GFZ since its foundation.

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Digital rock cores are the new reference rocks

More precise digital rock physics models are key to the exploration and sustainable use of underground reservoirs.

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Dr. Ludwig Stroink (links) und Prof. Niels Hovius halten die Auszeichnung in den Händen. (Foto: GFZ)

BMBF awards GFZ as a pioneer in international science diplomacy

BMBF awards GFZ as a pioneer in international science diplomacy.

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Shaping the Change

Vice Chancellor Olaf Scholz visits researchers at the Telegrafenberg in Potsdam

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Large amounts of mercury released under southwest Greenland ice sheet

About ten percent of the global riverine export of this toxic substance to oceans originates from this region - with potentially significant impacts on Arctic organisms.

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Deep oceans dissolve the rocky shell of water-ice planets

Laboratory experiments allow insights into the processes under the extreme pressure and temperature conditions of distant worlds.

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Geomagnetic Storm 12.5.2021

Interview │ We talked to Prof. Claudia Stolle about the geomagnetic storm of 12.5.2021. The magnetic field in the solar wind was time and again aligning southwards on this day, indicative of a possibly following stronger geomagnetic storm.

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Diamonds need Voltage

Faster earthquake early warning with artificial intelligence

Fragen und Antworten zum Erdbeben in Kroatien

Melody of an Alpine summit falling apart

Geothermal exploration with fibre optic seismics in Potsdam

Early warning system for dams at risk

Better calculation of stress in the underground

How hot can it be for life to exist deep below the ocean floor?

Earthquake Scenario for Large German City